GUWAHATI, Dec 1 � Jharkhand had a good day today with Ishank Jaggi (163 not out) mounting a good fightback against Assam in the four day Ranji Trophy Plate Division match at Dhanbad today. At stumps on day three, Jharkhand were 301 for 4 with Jaggi and SP Gautam at the crease. Assam�s Abu Nechim Ahmed got all the four wickets that fell today.
It was spirited show by Jharkhand, after Assam piled up 502 in their first innings and reduced the home side to 25 for 2 at stumps on day two. SP Gautam of Jharkhand was also in prime form hitting a steady 82.
Assam 1st innings: 502
Jharkhand 1st innings: MS Vardhan c Saikia b Ahmed 15, RK Nemat c Roy b Ahmed 4, S Ghosh c Gohain b Ahmed 4, IR Jaggi not out 163, SP Gautam b Ahmed 82, DA Chougule not out 17. Extras: 16. Total: (4 wickets; 106 overs) 301. Fall of wickets: 1-5, 2-14, 3-46, 4-263. Bowling: Abu 25-4-76-4, AK Das 28-5-83-0, DP Gohain 21-2-53-0, PD Sonowal 14-2-33-0, G Sharma 5-0-17-0, Tarjinder Singh 13-2-29-0.